California-based Tocaya Organica founded in 2016, which recently made the 2019 Fast Casual Top 100, is opening its 15th location June 3. The unit , 4303 W. Riverside Dr., Toluca Lake, will bring a wellness-driven dining experience and healthy food choices to Los Angeles' valley, according to a company press release.
Tocaya Director of Culinary AJ McCloud designed the menu, which is rooted in traditional Mexican recipes but accommodates a variety of dietary preferences ranging from vegan and gluten-free to vegetarian and Keto. Using high-quality produce as the foundation of its seasonally rotating menu, each dish starts vegan with chef’s recommendations for protein and dairy additions, according to the release.
Signature menu items include:
Guiltless Gluten-Free Burrito with Spanish cauliflower rice, black beans, tri-color peppers, jalapeno cabbage and vegan chipotle crema in a Siete gluten-free coconut and cassava flour tortilla.
Fajita Del Rey bowl with sauteed peppers and onions, cilantro lime rice, black beans, vegan chipotle crema, guacamole and pico de gallo.
Barrio Tacos with jalapeno jack, roasted tomato salsa, avocado, diced red onion and cilantro.
Mushroom & Jalapeno Quesalita with house-made corn tortillas, sauteed mushrooms, onions, cilantro, chopped jalapenos and a side of roasted tomato salsa.
Churro Waffle Bites with a choice of vegan Callebaut chocolate or strawberry dipping sauce.
Barrio Fruit Bowl tossed in lime and tajin.
Assorted Agua Frescas including watermelon, cucumber mint, and strawberry basil.
The Madera Group, which also operates Toca Madera, opened the first Tocaya in 2016.